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FOX News
Feb 12, 2013 6:00pm EST
will continue coverage breaking news out of los angeles. ♪ ♪ >>> this is a fox news alert. i'm bret baier. california law enforcement officials apparently have former lapd cop christopher dorner pinned down in a cabin in big bear, as we have continuing coverage here on fox news channel. there is a firefight with some officers wounded. let's go live to lapd headquarters and william la jeunesse. good afternoon, william. bring us up to date. >> after a lengthy shoot-out in the san bernardino mountains a standoff with the police surrounding a cabin. where dorner is holed up in right now. there is a news conference scheduled for 3:00 local time. they have been prompt in the past. it doesn't appear they are on time now. chief charlie beck is at the command center in the mountains. let me bring you up to speed right now. what we believe is that dorner broke in a cabin thursday and tied up the couple inside. stole their vehicle. then several hours ago he took it down the mountain. stopped by fish and game officers who at that point in time engaged him. he bailed out of the vehicle and headed to t
FOX News
Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
. ♪ >> bret: a major shift in obamacare. when it comes to contra acceptive coverage. one group sees a big fight ahead. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. the obama administration buckled today in the battle with some religion non-profit organizations over the requirement they offer birth control coverage in their health insurance packages. while today's shift is significant, it also leaves out a big group that is also suing the government. chief washington correspondent james rosen tells us what triggered the change. >> under the new rules proposed by health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius non-profit religious employers will be able to opt out of the obamacare mandate of female contraceptive in the healthcare plan. instead insurers will be required to provide coverage, including standard birth control and items like the morning after pill. the white house says the modifications meet president obama's overarching goals. >> we had to ensure the women have access to preventative services like contraception. the policy also respects religio
FOX News
Feb 20, 2013 3:00pm PST
. see you tomorrow. >> bret: no visible movement on the sequester. the two sides can't agree on much, including who is responsible for fixing it. some lawmakers on both sides, though, are now asking does it need fixing? this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. finger pointing over the cuts and the rate of spending growth is reaching an art form in washington tonight. amid the p.r. of posturing and what is the ultimate game of political chicken. you are heard the name sequester. tonight on this show, we will show you how it gets implemented. and what it means for the big picture budget wise and politically. ed henry has the top story tonight. >> the effect of the sequester would be severe and it would go to the miles per hour families. >> day two of the white house pushing the line, president obama started yesterday about how automatic cuts will knock hundreds of thousands of people out of their jobs among other calamities. >> tens of thousands of parents will have to scramble to find child care for their kids. >> today, pentagon officials said furlough
FOX News
Feb 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
weekend. >> bret: on the sequester, the president has hope. but has much changed? washington at a standstill with less than a week to go. this is "special report." >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. we are six days away from what president calls the meat cleaver approach to cuts in spending. we have been explaining that it way. $85 billion decrease in the increase in the size of government. $3.6 trillion budget. but because of how the sequester is implemented the strict way it was designed, white house idea embraced and voted op by members of both parties in congress. signed in law by the president. here we are. less than a week out. the question is the sequester inevitable? ed henry tells us that depends op who is talking. >> hope springs eternal. i will just keep making my case not only to congress but more importantly the american people. >> president obama took a rare question from the press in the oval office and said he is optimistic to cut off the massive indiscrim innocent spending cuts. >> i have also been clear that there is an alternative. which is for us to ta
FOX News
Feb 26, 2013 3:00pm PST
. bye. >> bret: the president in virginia uses campaign style speech to try to force change to sequester. the speaker of the house uses a different speech to achieve the same result. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. perhaps the clearest way to tell we are closing in on another self-imposed washington fiscal deadline, the number of speeches and interviews given by both sides. the specific words chosen. he said get off your kiester and do something about the automatic cut in spending growth set to kick in friday. president obama chose to drive home the point in a different way. miles from washington, d.c. ed henry has the toptory tonight -- top story tonight. >> reporter: one day after the homeland security secretary claimed the sequester could make us vulnerable to terrorist attack, president obama took the fear factor on the road to newport news, virginia. where nuclear attack submarines are built to warn this region is about to take a major hit. >> the sequester could cost jobs in virginia. if it goes in effect, more than 2,000 college students wo
FOX News
Feb 11, 2013 6:00pm EST
to go. see you tomorrow. >> bret: for the first time in 600 years, a pope decides to resign. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. it has been anything for just another money for 1.2 billion catholics across the globe. pope benedict xvi stunned virtually everyone announcing he will step down at the end of the month. in the catholic church, that sets off an elaborate and spiritual effort to fill one of the most prestigious jobs in the world. senior foreign affairs correspondent amy kellogg begins our coverage from rome. >> reporter: even to many insiders the announcement came at a shock. pope benedict said he no longer has the strength to lead the roman catholic church as it needs to be guided and he will step down on february 28. >> he is loved for the church such that he has concluded it will be better not to try to lead the huge flock. without the full strength. we pray for him. we pray for the church. >> i have always admired him as a scholar and priest and holy man. now the admiration for him is higher because of the humility. >> cardin
FOX News
Feb 21, 2013 6:00pm EST
a dream about dana that took me to a rock concert and she started to sing on stage. interesting. >> bret: the president reaches out and touches republicans over the sequeste sequester. is he serious or just playing telephone? this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: the angst continues over the sequester. education secretary calls it the height of dysfunction in congress. the president dialed up two top republicans today to try to get the d.c. political machine functioning again. here is chief white house correspondent ed henry. >> with eight days to go, president obama placed calls today on the budget calamity to speaker boehner and senator mcconnell. mcconnell's office said it was the first time that mr. obama called him since new year's eve. white house officials faced questions will the buck stopped with the president. >> the president is commander-in-chief. he is concerned. that is why he put forward compromise proposals again and again. >> house majority leader eric cantor fired back the president should stop scaring the public at how meat at the grocery store will stop getting i
FOX News
Feb 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
leave it there. see you tomorrow. peace out. ♪ ♪ s >> bret: one person's transparency another scare tactics. the spin cycle on overdriver before the sequester. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. not only are democrats and republicans engaugeed in a pitch battle over the looming cuts in reduction of increased federal spending. they are at each other's throats over how the impact is explained. we report how personal inconvenience and national security is in play. >> reporter: with four days to go the white house ratcheted up the campaign on sequester with officials all but saying the terror attacks could be more likely. nation's borders will be less secure and the government may have a heard time reacting to a natural disaster. >> people don't want to be less safe or secure. they want to thing that we are securing the border. they want to make sure there is a prompt and effective response if there is a disaster. >> reporter: asked if the nation will be less safe, homeland security secretary janet napolitano seemed to hedge, by referring to les
FOX News
Feb 13, 2013 6:00pm EST
captioning services, inc >> bret: welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. this is a fox news alert. we begin tonight with problems on several fronts for people president obama has chosen for some key jobs in his second term. first, the man originally nominated as nato supreme allied commander europe is being one source tells fox news, "pushed out the door." general john allen was chosen some time ago for the post. but the nomination expired in an uncomfortable investigation in to the general's e-mail exchanges with tampa socialitegill keley -- socialite jill kelley. he was leery of rehashing the issue in con fiormation process. a source tells ed henry allen was pushed out by the white house and will retire. requested if they pushed allen out, the administration officials point to comments by it was secretary leon panetta who today lauded allen's service. but did not say if he wants him renominated. he told him to "think about what you need to do." allen's e-mails were discovered in the investigation that led to the resignation of david petraeus. rand paul says he is prepared to put a hold on
FOX News
Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
herself. >> greg: slightly depressed. >> dana: glad you are back. i'm finally out of time. bye. >> bret: competition or cooperation? while pushing for a bipartisan immigration solution, president obama is also signaling he is prepared to go it alone. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. the white house says it's a backup plan but news of presidential version of immigration reform caught many on capitol hill by surprise. even one of the president's own confy dammits admits it was a mistake -- confydants admits it was a mistake to go public. ed henry has the top story. >> it was only three weeks ago president obama was in las vegas suggesting he hold back on submitting his own immigration plan to give bipartisan talks a chance to succeed. >> if congress is unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based op my proposal. and insist they vote on it right away. >> that promise to wait until congress goes first is shattered with the republicans furious over a leaked draft over a white house plan on immigration in "usa today." >> leaks
FOX News
Feb 14, 2013 3:00pm PST
, everybody. that was fun. see you tomorrow. >> bob: happy valentine's day. >> bret: this was supposed to be leon panetta's last day as the pentagon chief, but after a rocky confirmation hearing, senators' demands for other answers the replacement has been temporarily blocked. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. bags are packed. ready to head out of town but leon panetta isn't riding nauf the sunset of california retirement yet. senate republicans are blocking a vote on panetta's embattled replacement over among other things questions about the libya terror attack last september. mike emanuel on what is holding up chuck hagel. >> they successfully delayed chuck hagel's controversial nomination as secretary of defense. late today, procedural vote failed after senator john mccain had made the case for waiting until after next week's recess. >> i think that is a sufficient period of time to get answers to outstanding questions and i think that senator hagel after that period of time deserves a cloture vote and a uvote on his. >> i have valued your thou
FOX News
Feb 19, 2013 3:00pm PST
the priest does this -- >> bretthis -- >> i made that up. >> i know. i believed you. >> kimberly: you made up the rubber bands, too. >> i tell my students -- >> bob: people don't know that about you, but you do. >> i'm going to be off for a couple days. see you monday. thanks for watching. see you monday. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> bret: president obama tries to bring the possibility of massive cuts in spending growth right to your doorstep. this is "special report." note ♪ ♪ >> bret: i'm bret baier. president obama wantous to feel his pape over a series of cuts in spending growth set to take effect in two weeks. today, he laid out real world concerns, such as reduction in emergency service. child care and job security. chief white house correspondent ed hyperion whether any deal over the sequester is possible. >> people will lose their jobs. the unemployment rate might tick up again. >> senior administration official admitted today both parties are so dug in, massive spending cuts are all but certain to kick in. leading to layoffs the president said for first respond
FOX News
Feb 28, 2013 3:00pm PST
. we have to go. that is it for "the five." thank you for watching. see you tomorrow. >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. this is a fox news alert. six hours from now, march will come in like a lion in the nation's capital. automatic cuts in federal spending growth. the sequester are set to kick in. we bring you the hyperbole and hand wringing and hysteria and we show you what happens for someone going against the official white house version of events. we have fox team coverage tonight. mike emanuel on call for flexibility before inflexible deadline. and carl cameron on the bully og after famous mainstream journalist, but we begin with ed henry on the spiral and spin. good evening. >> it's coming. the white house budget office released urgent memo as the officials are getting ready for 10:00 a.m. meeting between the president and congressial leaders that both parties say is unlikely to come up with a deal. >> with president obama and the aide on defense whether they exaggerated impact on education and other issues -- >> i am not personally in contact with individual school distr
FOX News
Feb 27, 2013 3:00pm PST
you tomorrow. >> bret: one day left before the sequester in the federal government. stages a jailbreak. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: i'm bret baier. illegal immigrants out of jail thanks to the sequester. the administration opening gamut in the last-second chess game giving hundreds of illegal immigrants get out of jail free cards caught everyone by surprise. white house officials insisted today the decision was made by career officials, imgrace and custom enforcement officials without input from the white house. it came just two days before automatic cuts in the rate of spending growth kick in. correspondent william la jeunesse has the amazing details from los angelesment >> after years of arresting illegal immigrants on the border and the street, federal agents charged to protect the homeland are pinching pennies releasing hundreds of felons and noncitizens behind bars. >> the cost is $10 a day, opposed to $120 a day when they are held in a detention facility. >> in a statement tuesday, they claim potential budget cuts, mandated by the sequester, prompted the release of
FOX News
Feb 15, 2013 3:00pm PST
tute. thank you for watching. have a great weekend. >> bret: company makes more than a billion dollars in profits. not only does it not pay income tax, it gets a huge refund. the founder is a supporter of president obama. good evening. i'm bret baier. two months from today the federal income taxbe report is due. here is something to think about as you get ready. facebook made $1 billion last year. it's not paying income taxes. it's getting a refund. about a half billion dollars refund. jim angle has the top story. >> the president visited facebook. up with of the most successstar. spent time with mark zuckerberg on multiple occasions. they are successful to make $1 billion in the u.s. last year. instead of paying corporate taxes on, that it will get a refund of $429 million. >> it's interesting. facebook paid out a huge amount of bonuses to the corporate executives and that greatly reduced the tax liability. >> facebook because of the stock options tax break getting refund from the federal government. of more than $400 million this year. more to come in # future. >> facebook has more t
FOX News
Feb 12, 2013 7:40pm PST
private sector. >> bret: nina. >> in terms of rebranding the republican party i think he's the key party to take on what obama has been able to do so well, which is to say that republicans are just about rich people. and you saw senator rubio go after that very specifically and to say look, we're not. i'm from a family of immigrants, graduated from college with $100,000 in debt, couldn't have gone without financial aid. and he very much made the case that it is the free enterprise system that's going to uplift the middle class, not government and also in terms of rebranding the republican party, he brings together this coalition that the party is having trouble with, youth, hispanics, but also conservatives. i mean, he's got, even some conservatives have problems with his immigration plan. he is somebody that has a center of trust to conservatives and that's a pretty amazing bridge to have. >> bret: juan? >> you know, i thought that senator rubio did create the contrast that nina and charles are talking about and i really love his story, i mean, that's the story that republicans want to
FOX News
Feb 12, 2013 5:55pm PST
the factor, and let's go down to washington, d.c. right now where bret baier and his crew standing by to set up the state of the union. take it away, bret. >> president obama's state of the union address, i'm bret baier in washington, you're looking live inside the house chamber there. tonight marks the 92nd time this annual message to congress or state of the union address has been delivered in person by a president. it's this president's fourth. there you see dr. jill biden being escorted to the box where she will sit and watch this address. we're told that the president will use this speech tonight to shift heavily to the economy, shifting the emphasis away from the broad social agenda of his second inaugural address, to focus on manufacturing and infrastructure, other investments and research and education. the house speaker today called that more spending, charged that on the issue of tackling the deficit and debt, quote, i don't think he has the guts to do it. he doesn't have the courage to take on the liberal side of his own party, and never has. as you see, the cabinet, i believe, t
FOX News
Feb 12, 2013 9:00pm PST
things. that can pull him off message, bret. >> the gun control issue seems to be a big issue, a number of members have guests, including ted nugent is in the audience from one republican member from texas. you have a number of members who brought gun right advocates and gun control advocates and it seems that the gun issue maybe a draw for news value tonight. >> reporter: no doubt about it, bret. and this is something that could split the president's party. he came out with a very ambitious agenda a few weeks ago, you'll remember, pushing both executive actions, as well as legislative actions and he's already seen some of that scaled back. the idea of pushing for a assault weapons ban seems like something the president might mention tonight, but he has a hard time getting through a republican house. what he's focusing on much more intently, as you know, is something like universal background checks, which brings a lot more bipartisan support, but the gun issue is important to point out as you do as well because it's not just a passionate, but something we need to watch tonight. the pr
FOX News
Feb 25, 2013 8:00am PST
in order? bret baier will join us in just a few minutes on all of that. jon: well, the weather hits just keep on coming as another major storm is moving across the heartland. it really got going in denver, still recovering from last week's massive blizzard. now it's targeting the central plains bringing more heavy snow, strong winds and whiteout conditions. meteorologist janice dean live in the fox extreme weather center. here we go again, janice. >> reporter: this actually could be more dangerous hand the first round that we saw hit the mains last week. we are dealing with extreme weather across oklahoma as well as texas, 10-foot snow drifts being reported in amarillo, 400 miles of i-40 closed. the the national guard is being called to assist drivers or who are stranded on i-40 in amarillo. we are hearing about 10-foot snow drifts in the area and over a foot of snow on the ground across the texas panhandle. in some cases we could see 1-3 inches of snow an hour. so this is a really dangerous situation that is unfolding for the texas panhandle, parts of new mexico up towards oklahoma and
FOX News
Feb 18, 2013 8:00am PST
spokeswoman for president george w. bush and bret wilkes, director of the league of united latin american citizens. nice to have you both. let's start with the politics of this, mercedes. you worked for a president before. with everything going on with capitol hill right now, sequestration, gun control, benghazi, all of this, why would the white house choose to leak this now? >> i got to tell you leaks are very dangerous things t was very irresponsible move by the white house. we know that right now there's a very delicate negotiation between democrats and republicans to really get this immigration bill passed soft when you have these sort of leaks it really complicates the relationship the administration has with congress. this is us something that the president keeps doing. what you have to think, from a theory standpoint, what is his political ploy? last week he insited four senate democrats over to talk about the immigration reform plan. has he invited the republicans? no, he hasn't. again there is no republican input on this leaked draft plan and he is really putting this whole entir
Feb 27, 2013 12:35am PST
, this is what makes it fun. you got dee snider, you got dennis rodman, bret michaels. bret michaels is coming back, he won. why would he come back? >> which i think was a big mistake personally for him. you know, he won and he could've been -- because what we've done with joan and piers and everybody else, arsenio, as you know, arsenio's terrific. and john rich. but what we did with them, they're all coming -- john rich is a great guy -- they're all coming back. but they're gonna be judging and bret wanted to go through it again and i said, "what are you doing?" you know it's a little like a champion prize fighter, they never want to give up, but he really -- he wants to make a lot of money for his charity, and he's a fantastic guy. let's see how it works out. very dangerous for him. >> jimmy: i think it's gonna be -- i mean, i love latoya jackson. i think -- i feel like penn gillette -- penn from penn & teller. >> he's a good player, i will tell you that. >> jimmy: i think that he might take it because i felt that he didn't get a fair shot last time. i think he got kicked off too early. >> w
FOX News
Feb 18, 2013 4:00pm PST
's. it's amazing what soup can do. >>. >> bret: finally tonight, the staff here choosers kickers at the end of show and whenever they choose them they choose them carefully. when it has to do with government, they chose one that i like. here it goes. >> two... one. >> bret: nine golfers from campbell university simultaneous putt. another look at it. this is from the pga management school and they all get it to drop at once. that is a special. fair and balanced and unafraid. >> shep: this is the fox report. tonight from the coastguard, now we know what caused that fire on board the carnival ship triumph but the investigation is far from over. >> shep: plus the untimely death of mindy mccready. >> if i would do things so differently if i could go back and do things differently. >> she had plenty of regret and those issues were apparently too much to bear. from rehab to a custody fight to an alleged affair with an all-star pitcher. the life and early death of mindy mccready. >> a cover girl shot dead and star athlete. did he murder his girlfriend in a fit of jealousy or roid rage? p
FOX News
Feb 19, 2013 4:00pm PST
>>. >> bret: john roberts with a live report of the stay execution in just a minute. finally tonight, president obama recently returned from a golf trip. he made headlines like golfing with tiger woods but the press was kept away, it was secret. at the same time we have not learned about the administration's drone program, always secret. so, maybe there is a coincidence with these two stories. >> bret: thanks everybody. that is it for this edition of special report, fair, balanced and unafraid. >> shep: this is the fox report. tonight, a death row inmate scheduled to die this hour in georgia, his lawyers argue he is mentally disabled and moments ago a major development. plus, prosecutors outline their case against the blade runner, oscar pistorius. why exactly did he kill his girlfriend? they say he strapped on his prosthetic leg and shot his girlfriend in cold blood, but his lawyers say that is not how it went down. this is what was all just a tragic accident. now, a model's family mourns. and an olympic athlete cried tears of his own in court. plus sea thieves ripping off p
FOX News
Feb 21, 2013 2:00pm PST
as much to bret baier. the president in 2011 said he would veto any attempt to try to replace the cuts. now he is crying help, what do we do? kimberly, this sequester, i see it as two issues here. the political and policy. the policy being the actual cuts. $600 billion on defense scheduled to take place marm 1. political front, republicans sitting on their hands, they will let it happen it looks like. who loses. where does the fall-out hit if that happens? dims white house is hoping it will be more blame to republicans to in fact severely damage them going forward to 2016 and the different house and senate races, right? make them look like the party of no. the party that can't work together, can't come up with bipartisan support. that the democrats are trying to do something to fix the current situation. ultimately, i think those will take hit. it depends in the long-term who will be able to pull out of it a little bit. the republicans have to do something to try to come together to look a little better in this situation. i really think so. >> andrea: dana, you think republicans would
FOX News
Feb 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
, infinite possibilities. >>. >> bret: finally tonight. some anchors go through local news. i did that. you learn a lot station to station. one thing is not to do and this one of them. ♪ ♪ >> our coverage part of the telegraph herald looked at the debate over childhood vaccination. >> we interviewed a mother. she is against vaccination. >> scary. [ laughter ] >> for more on this story check out the edition of the telegraph. >> bret: thanks everybody. that is it for this special report. fair and balanced and unafraid. >> shep: this the s the fox report. another blizzard in the midsection and this one is crushing records. plus italy jebh austerity and creates political gridlock and our stocks, the civil trial begins for bp. one lawyer says the oil giant was more focused on profit than safety and it's negligence triggered catastrophe. >> developing now what is shaping up to be one of the biggest economic and environmental disasters this nation has ever seen. >> from up above you can see the oil in every direction. >> this is what we've been watching all day long. >> shep: now, finally putt
FOX News
Feb 27, 2013 4:00pm PST
>> bret: finally tonight some say they are fighting like dogs and and cats in washington. dogs loyal and great companions. here is an instance where maybe cats have the upper hand. >> okay. here comes the cat, walking towards the camera. takes a couple looks. okay. let's see the dog. [ laughter ] >> bret: thanks for inviting us into your home tonight, that's it for this "special report." fair, balanced and unafraid. "special report" starts right now. >> shepard: this is the fox report. tonight, she shot him, she stabbed him, she slit his throat and admits it now but lied for months and months. so tonight the prosecutors want to know why should we believe jody arias today? and stocks sore soar on wall street. we will tell you what's driving the wall street gains. wanted, a married couple to fly to mars and back. >> the world's first space tourist says he is planning a new mission to mars. >> this is is a doable mission. >> experts say he has a long way to go. >> we don't have the rocket to do that just yet. >> and you might want to start saving up your vacation days now. plus a
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